Fields in Trust

Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge

To permanently protect a network of 2012 outdoor spaces across the UK - the Queen Elizabeth II Fields - to mark the Diamond Jubilee and 2012 Olympics. Led by its Patron, Prince WIlliam, The Challenge will create a permanent grassroots legacy to benefit communities both now and in the future.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 June 2010 to 12:00 AM, 1 December 2012

Registered Charity in England and Wales (306070)

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    Categories

  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Environment/ConservationEnvironment/Conservation
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Sports/RecreationSports/Recreation

    Helping

Location

Situation

Outdoor recreational spaces are the green heart of our communitie and yet they continue to be lost to both commercial and residential development - over 6000 have been lost since 1992 alone. Green spaces are vital to building healthy communities and can help to increase particpation in physical activity and promote social cohesion.

Solution

The Challenge will ensure that communities across the UK have guaranteed access to outdoor spaces for sport, play and recreation in perpetuity. The Queen Elizabeth II Fields will create a a network of recreational spaces that will help to promote healthy activity and a sense of community.

  • 'This is a fantastic project, and an important initiative in ensuring that hosting the Games in 2012 has a lasting sporting impact.'

    — Jonathan Edwards CBE

  • 'This is a fantastic project, and an important initiative in ensuring that hosting the Games in 2012 has a lasting sporting impact.'

    — Jonathan Edwards CBE